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Ron Morell named La Mesa Rotary's ROTARIAN OF THE YEAR
La Mesa Rotary supports the youth of East County and Baja!
Over the past year we have supported many youth programs in La Mesa, East County and even Baja!
We start the year with our Dictionary Project where we provided every 3rd Grader in the La Mesa / Spring Valley school district with their own Dictionary.
We support Grossmont High School and Patrick Henry High School Interact Clubs.
We have the Bill Kalt Scholarship Program at Patrick Henry High School. This committee picks two new Freshman each year and helps mentor them through high school. Upon graduation each is given a check for $2,000 towards further education.
Rotary LEADS program - we sponsor 4 Junior High students to attend the Rotary LEADS - leadership camp
Rotary RYLA - a weekend camp for high school juniors chosen as class leaders. La Mesa Rotary sponsored 8 juniors to go to this year's LEADS weekend.
The Invisible Threat - a critically-acclaimed documentary that explores the science of vaccination and why fears and misperceptions have lead ...Sponsored by the La Mesa Rotary
La Mesa Police Youth Leadership camp.
Bikes for Kids Program - We sponsored bikes and bike helmets to every 3rd grader at Rolando Elementary School
Door of Faith Orphanage - we were able to visit this orphanage in Baja and bring them supplies and help rebuild thrier laundry room.
The La Mesa Rotary Club supports the community in many ways. One of those is with our Charitable Giving. During the past Rotary year we have supported numerous programs in La Mesa, East County & San Diego. Here are some of those programs:
Home of Guiding Hands
Sports for Exceptional Athletes
East County Family YMCA
San Diego Festival Chorus
Gina Marie Dayton Guardian Angel Foundation
Ivan Noland Scholarship Fund Grossmont College
La Mesa Parks & Rec
Meals on Wheels
Bill Kalt Scholarships
Grossmont High School Student of the Year